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My skin around wrist has turned dark brown, what is it?

My skin around wrist has turned  dark brown, what is it?

Hyperpigmentation: Postinflammatory hyperpigmentation is a frequently encountered problem and represents the sequelae of various cutaneous disorders as well as therapeutic interventions. This acquired excess of pigment can be attributed to various preceding disease processes that affect the skin such as infections, allergic reactions, mechanical injuries, reactions to medications, phototoxic eruptions, trauma. ...Read more

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My poop is reddish black spots ?

My poop is reddish black  spots ?

Fecal color: Is most often indicative of the diet you ate recently. try to think if you ate any colored food(s) that may have caused those colors, etc. Red/Black may also signify blood in your stool, so if this persists, it is important to see your dr. and be tested for possible blood in your stool. ...Read more

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My skin got scraped now white skin appear will my normal skin colour come back because I'm darkskin ?

My skin got scraped now white skin appear will my normal skin colour come back because I'm darkskin ?

Skin color: hello ~ it depends on how deep the injury to the skin was. The deeper the more melanocytes are lost and the more likely the color will not return. But superficial abrasions you should get the color back. Scarring say from a post op wound does return to darker color thanks ...Read more

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Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?

Have blackish brown raised mole looking bump on chest with red around it. Was skin colored before then changed colors?

Changing Mole: It is not unusual for moles to change, but when they do it is time to see your doctor or a dermatologist. A brief exam can provide you guidance, and when indicated, a biopsy the definitive answer. ...Read more

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My skin, I was born with white skin, now my skin is like brown (tanned). Will my skin recover its color?

My skin, I was born with white skin, now my skin is like brown (tanned). Will my skin recover its color?

Brown skin: As newborns and young children, if kept out of the sun or sunblock is used, their skin will stay light based on genetic makeup. With increase exposure to sun light, there will be an increase production of melanin in skin cells that will cause the skin to look darker. This can be referred to as a "tan" and the more of this pigment, the more protection it provides against UV cancer causing damage ...Read more

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My vaginal discharge was turning orange as it dried. Now it turns a dark grayish brown?

My vaginal discharge was turning orange as it dried. Now it turns a dark grayish brown?

See doctor: Dark greyish brown discharge could be a sign of bacterial vaginosis (typically associated with greyish discharge). Orange isn't a typical color for discharge either, so you may want to see your family doctor or gynecologist to get checked out and make sure health of vagina is good. BV is common and is typically not a STD, but rather an overgrowth of normal bacteria of the vagina. Best of luck ! ...Read more

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My face and around mouth looks yellowish my body is white. Just my head looks different colour? eyes normal. Not jaundice?

My face and around mouth looks yellowish my body is white. Just my head looks different colour? eyes normal. Not jaundice?

Jaundice: Jaundice usually first appears under tongue (frenulum of tongue) but is seen most frequently on sclera (white of eye): we notice it more due to contrast from usual white sclera. Yellowing then migrates downward depending on severity. Have your MD check your mucous membranes to determine cause of facial yellowing. ...Read more

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Why is my skin turning yellow-orangy colored on my hands?

Why is my skin turning yellow-orangy colored on my hands?

Yellow-orange hands: While jaundice can show up on the palms, a more common cause of yellow orange colour on the hands is high intake of beta carotene. Beta carotene is found mainly in green leafy vegetables, and orange vegetables like carrots. I'm guessing here, but do you drink a lot of vegetable juice or take vitamin supplements? ...Read more

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My skin colour is normal white but why my penis skin and scrotum skin colour is dark brown? How to make it white as like my skin colour?

My skin colour is normal white but why my penis skin and scrotum skin colour is dark brown? How to make it white as like my skin colour?

Answered, ...: Your Q was answered hours ago. Apparently, it was not what you like to hear, but I'm sure it's what you need to hear. Online trolling for magic solution will be in vain. Your most reasonable next step is to seek pro-evaluation & counseling so to define and balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities for your best interest in the future. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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I noticed red dot pigmentation appearing on my skin. What is this?

I noticed red dot pigmentation appearing on my skin. What is this?

Angiomas: Angiomas are benign tumors derived from cells of the vascular or lymphatic vessel walls (epithelium) or derived from cells of the tissues surrounding these vessels. Angiomas are a frequent occurrence as patients age, but they might be an indicator of systemic problems such as liver disease. They are not commonly associated with malignancy. But since i can not see the lesions i can not be sure. ...Read more

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I started getting pale white patches in my cheeks(my skin colour brownish) and looks like it is spreading slowly.patches are not contrasting white ?

I started getting pale white patches in my cheeks(my skin colour brownish) and looks like it is spreading slowly.patches are not contrasting white ?

? vitiligo: White discoloration results from a malfunction of your skin's normal pigment, melanin. For exampe, vitiligo results when melanocytes are destroyed spreading from spots to, often, bigger patches. It is more common in more darkly complected individuals. It is treated with cosmetics, re-pigmentation using UV light therapy, steroid creams. See a Dermatologist for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What could cayse my fair skin suddenly looks red and splotchy?

What could cayse my fair skin suddenly looks red and splotchy?

Need eval to know.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Why does my skin turn a dark purplish color?

Why does my skin turn a dark purplish color?

Uncertain: Circulation issues? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more